Dalton, GA 30721 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Dalton, GA 30721

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,553
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,970
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,028
  • County: Whitfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.785, Longitude -84.933
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Dalton, GA 30721 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 30721 to the other 697 ZIP Codes in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 97th
Population Density1 # 197 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 512 27th
Per Capita Income # 631 10th

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Dalton, GA 30721 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 56,379
Population in Households 56,204
Population in Familes 48,808
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 18,165
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 13,734
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 20,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,177 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,988 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,418 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $95,596
Average Home Value $106,525


Median Household Income $33,211
Average Household Income $43,977
Per Capita Income $14,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.38%
Households 0.29% 0.27%
Families 0.18% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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